Bringing Clarity to the Cloud

Learn about the Cloud from the people who know it best

Scottsdale, Arizona | January 29-31, 2014

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Event Overview

CloudCast ’14™ – What it is & Why You Should Go

The Cloud is rapidly proving to be one of the biggest fundamental shifts to ever hit the technology industry. Are you prepared to meet the force head-on? Do you have the strategies and policies in place to ride the Cloud and take advantage of all it has to offer? If you’re already in the Cloud, are you optimized to get the most from it? This is your opportunity to hear from some of the industry’s best and brightest and see how your plans stack up to some of the best-practices.

We will be providing educational keynotes and breakout sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, as well as an expo where you can meet and speak with industry-leading solution providers in one place at one time. You will also have the opportunity to attend our exclusive networking tent at the Waste Management® Phoenix Open on Friday.
Please see our complete Agenda for more details.

Who Will Be There

Compare notes and chat with your IT and line of business (LOB) Executive peers, as well as industry-leading cloud providers. We’re putting together a wide variety of experts – from enterprise-level CIOs to third party analysts and leading service providers of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) with Public, Private and Hybrid cloud solutions. Get the information you need regarding Unified Communication, Office Productivity, Security, Storage, Recovery and more!

Where is CloudCast ’14™

Please join us January 29 – January 31, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona.

Please see our complete Agenda for more details.

 

CloudCast’14™ Speakers

Event Speakers


  • Geoffrey MooreOrganizational Theorist, Business Consultant, and Author of Crossing the Chasm, Inside the Tornado and his latest… Escape Velocity

  • Frank GensSenior Vice President & Chief Analyst – IDC

  • Kenneth LamneckPresident & CEO – Insight

  • Michael GuggemosChief Information Officer – Insight

  • Adam SwidlerGlobal Head, Google Apps Solution Strategy

  • Dan LevinChief Operating Officer – Box

  • Bryan MartinChief Technology Officer – 8×8, Inc.

  • Pat SchlightSenior Director – Cloud Channel Development – Microsoft

  • Bill FathersSVP & GM, Hybrid Cloud – VMware

  • Steven CanaleVP of Global Sales – Softlayer, an IBM Company

Program

Wednesday, January 29th

10:00am-1:15pm Partnering in the Cloud – for Sponsors and Partners Only
11:00am-1:00pm CloudCast ’14™ Registration
1:15pm-1:30pm Welcome Presentation Presented by: Kenneth Lamneck, President & CEO – Insight
1:30pm-2:15pm Keynote: Practical PractitionersPresented by: Michael Guggemos, Chief Information Officer – Insight
2:15pm-3:15pm Keynote: Cloud Computing: All Clear Presented by: Geoffrey Moore, Author of Crossing the Chasm, Inside the Tornado, and Escape Velocity
3:15pm-3:30pm Break
3:30pm-4:30pm Keynote: Why is Hybrid Cloud Necessary Presented by: Bill Fathers, SVP & GM – VMware
4:30pm-5:30pm Panel Discussion: Cloud Trends Panel: Phoenix Suns, Insight, Mobile Mini & Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network
5:30pm-9:00pm Welcome Reception Dinner

Thursday, January 30th

7:00am-8:00am BreakfastSponsored by: RiverMeadow
8:00am-8:05am Welcome  Presented by: Brian Davis, SVP – Insight
8:05am-9:00am Keynote: Cloud and the 3rd Platform: How CIPs are Enabling the Next Wave of Competitive Advantage Presented by: Frank Gens, Senior Vice President & Chief Analyst – IDC
9:00am-9:30am Keynote: New Ways of Collaborating in Today’s WorkplacePresented by: Dan Levin, Chief Operating Officer – Box
9:30am-10:00am Keynote: Cloud on Your Terms – Trends for the Best Approach to Cloud for Your OrganizationPresented by: Pat Schlight, Senior Director – Cloud Channel Development – Microsoft
10:00am-10:15am Break
10:15am- 10:45am Keynote: Moving to the Cloud: What You Need to KnowPresented by: Steven Canale, VP Global Sales – Softlayer, an IBM company
10:45am-11:15am Keynote: Is Your Data Safer in the Cloud?Presented by: Adam Swidler, Global Head, Google Apps Solution Strategy
11:15pm-12:15pm LunchSponsored by: Hostway
12:15pm-1:00pm Breakout Sessions:

1. Leveraging iOS to Turn Your Employees into Information Workers

Presented by: James Robbins, Account Manager – Apple

2. Optimizing Business Outcomes with Dynamics in the CloudPresented by: Dennis Michalis, General Manager, Western United States – Microsoft Corp.

3. Seven Pitfalls that could Derail Your Cloud Migration EffortsPresented by: Curt Cornum, Doug Fink, David Mayer – Insight Services

1:15pm-2:00pm Breakout Sessions:

1. Leveraging iOS to Turn Your Employees into Information WorkersPresented by: James Robbins, Account Manager – Apple

2. Hosted VoIP ConsiderationsPresented by: Bryan Martin, CTO – 8×8

2:15pm-3:00pm Breakout Sessions:

1. Changing the World through Digital Experiences: Adobe’s transformation to a Cloud Services CompanyPresented by: Katie Hingle, Director Worldwide Cloud Services – Adobe

2. Why Hybrid Cloud is the Right CloudPresented by: Christopher Ortbals, SVP & CTO – Cbeyond

3:00pm-3:15pm Break
3:15pm-4:00pm Breakout Sessions:

1. Putting the OPEN in Open Hybrid CloudPresented by: Wes Day, Product Marketing Manager, Cloud Business Unit – Red Hat

2. Making Things SimplePresented by: Ross Piper, VP of Enterprise Strategy – DropBox

4:15pm-5:00pm Breakout Sessions:

1. Changing the World through Digital Experiences: Adobe’s Transformation to a Cloud Service Company Presented by: Katie Hingle, Director Worldwide Cloud Services – Adobe

2. Legal Issues in the Cloud – Insights on How to Navigate the Shifting Skies and Effectively Manage RiskPresented by: Karim Adatia, Director, Legal & Sr. Associate Counsel – Insight and John Hines, Jr., Member, Clark Hill PLC

5:00pm-8:00pm Cloud Expo

Friday, January 31st

8:00am-4:00pm Networking Tent – Waste Management® Phoenix Open Golf TournamentLocation: TPC of Scottsdale

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CloudCast’14™ Details

Hotel Info

CloudCast ’14™ will be held at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch. Book your accommodations now as Insight’s negotiated room block is available on a first come/first served basis. To secure your room reservation, please visit the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale website or call them directly at (480) 444-1234 and reference CloudCast ’14™ presented by Insight.

Travel Arrangements

We’re thrilled you will be joining us for CloudCast ’14™. To help you plan your travel, registration begins at 11am on Wednesday, January 29th. CloudCast ’14™ will begin promptly at 1:15pm. The conference concludes on Friday, January 31st at 4pm after the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Book your air travel today. Flights are available through all major airline carriers via Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch is located approximately 20 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Exit the airport following the signs to the 202 East. Take the 202 East to the 101 North. Continue on 101 North to the Via De Ventura Exit and make a left. Travel West for approximately 2.5 miles (Via De Ventura turns into Doubletree Ranch Road). The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale resort will be on the right side just before Scottsdale Road.

Waste Management Phoenix Open

Come see all of your favorite PGA tour members up close and personal while learning about the cloud! All conference attendees will join us in our private networking tent at the premier PGA golf event: the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The Phoenix Open boasts a who’s who of the PGA tour with previous participants and winners including Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson and many others expected to participate this year. To learn more about the Waste Management Phoenix Open, please visit their website at http://wmphoenixopen.com.